Land degradation is a process where the value and productivity of land are reduced due to human activities
Let’s take a look at a few causes of land degradation:
- Soil Erosion
- Soil pollution
- Repeated extraction of minerals
Here are some control measures that can help against land degradation
- Controlling mining activities.
- Planting sheltering belts for plants.
- Afforestation and proper management of grazing land.
Define Land Degradation. Explain With Causes and Control Measures
Land degradation refers to the reduction in value and productivity of a piece of land generally caused by human intervention and activities. Some causes of land degradation include drought, soil pollution, soil erosion and overgrazing. Planting more and more trees (afforestation) and controlling mining activities can help control land degradation to some extent.
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